Doc Code: PTO/SB/94 (05-07) Approved for use through 04/30/2009. OMB 0651-0036 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. Request for Statutory Invention Registration Application Number , or attached hereto Filed: Applicant(s): Title: A. In the above identified patent application, I hereby: 1. Request and authorize the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to publish the above identified regularly filed patent application as a Statutory Invention Registration. (35 U.S.C. 157) 2. Waive the right to receive a United States patent on the same invention claimed in the above identified patent application. These rights, which are waived, include those specified in 35 U.S.C. 183 and 271 through 289 as well as all attributes specified for patents in any other provisions of law other than title 35, United States Code. The waiver includes, but is not limited to, the remedies under 19 U.S.C. 1337, 22 U.S.C. 2356 and 28 U.S.C. 1498. (35 U.S.C. 157(c)) 3. Understand that the above waiver will be effective pursuant to 37 CFR 1.293 upon publication of the Statutory Invention Registration to waive the inventor's right to receive a United States patent on the invention claimed in the Statutory Invention Registration. (37 CFR 1.293(b)(1)) 4. State that, in my opinion, the disclosure and claims of the above identified patent application meet the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 112. (37 CFR 1.293(b)(3)) 5. State that, in my opinion, the above identified patent application complies with the requirements for printing as set forth in the Rules of Practice for Patent Cases, 37 CFR Part 1. (37 CFR 1.293(b)(4)) 6. Enclose the fee set forth in 37 CFR 1.17(n) or (o) for requesting publication of a Statutory Invention Registration: A first Office Action has not been mailed in the above application, 37 CFR 1.17(n) (fee code 1804) $ A first Office Action has been mailed in the above application, 37 CFR 1.17(o) (fee code 1805) $ Request fee $ MINUS BASIC FILING FEE, IF PREVIOUSLY PAID Basic filing fee for utility patent application set forth in 37 CFR 1.16(a); Basic filing fee for design patent application set forth in 37 CFR 1.16(f); or Basic filing fee for plant patent application set forth in 37 CFR 1.16(g) Minus basic filing fee $ _______________. Amount due $ ____________ Payment charged to credit card ______________. Form PTO-2038 is attached. Amount enclosed by check or money order _____________. Please charge Deposit Account No. __________________ the amount of $ _________________. A duplicate copy of this form is attached. If payment of any additional fee is required for publication of the Statutory Invention Registration, charge such amount to Deposit Account No. . A duplicate copy of this form is attached. * Where this request is submitted at the time the application is filed, the filing fee is included in the fee. [Page 1 of 2] This collection of information is required by 35 U.S.C. 157. The information is required to obtain or retain a benefit by the public which is to file (and by the USPTO to process) an application. Confidentiality is governed by 35 U.S.C. 122 and 37 CFR 1.11 and 1.14. This collection is estimated to take 24 minutes to complete, including gathering, preparing, and submitting the completed application form to the USPTO. Time will vary depending upon the individual case. Any comments on the amount of time you require to complete this form and/or suggestions for reducing this burden, should be sent to the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS ADDRESS. SEND TO: Commissioner for Patents, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. If you need assistance in completing the form, call 1-800-PTO-9199 and select option 2. PTO/SB/94 (05-07) Doc Code: Approved for use through 04/30/2009. OMB 0651-0036 U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. B. For printing of the Statutory Invention Registration front page, if desired, list below the name(s) of not more than 3 registered patent attorneys and agents OR alternatively, the name of a firm having as a member a registered patent attorney or agent. If no name is listed below, no name will be printed on the Statutory Invention Registration. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________. C. Name of assignee, if any, for printing on the Statutory Invention Registration __________________________________ Address (City and State or Country) __________________________________________________________________. State of incorporation, if assignee is a corporation _______________________________________________________. WARNING: Information on this form may become public. Credit card information should not be included on this form. Provide credit card information and authorization on PTO-2038. The party or parties signing this form are: attorney or agent of record. Registration Number________________. applicant(s) and any assignee Signature(s) (37 CFR 1.293(a)) Typed or Printed Name(s) Registration Number, if applicable Telephone Number [Page 2 of 2] Privacy Act Statement The Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579) requires that you be given certain information in connection with your submission of the attached form related to a patent application or patent. Accordingly, pursuant to the requirements of the Act, please be advised that: (1) the general authority for the collection of this information is 35 U.S.C. 2(b)(2); (2) furnishing of the information solicited is voluntary; and (3) the principal purpose for which the information is used by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is to process and/or examine your submission related to a patent application or patent. If you do not furnish the requested information, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may not be able to process and/or examine your submission, which may result in termination of proceedings or abandonment of the application or expiration of the patent. The information provided by you in this form will be subject to the following routine uses: 1. The information on this form will be treated confidentially to the extent allowed under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C 552a). Records from this system of records may be disclosed to the Department of Justice to determine whether disclosure of these records is required by the Freedom of Information Act. 2. A record from this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, in the course of presenting evidence to a court, magistrate, or administrative tribunal, including disclosures to opposing counsel in the course of settlement negotiations. 3. A record in this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to a Member of Congress submitting a request involving an individual, to whom the record pertains, when the individual has requested assistance from the Member with respect to the subject matter of the record. 4. A record in this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to a contractor of the Agency having need for the information in order to perform a contract. Recipients of information shall be required to comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(m). 5. A record related to an International Application filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty in this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization, pursuant to the Patent Cooperation Treaty. 6. A record in this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to another federal agency for purposes of National Security review (35 U.S.C. 181) and for review pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act (42 U.S.C. 218(c)). 7. A record from this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to the Administrator, General Services, or his/her designee, during an inspection of records conducted by GSA as part of that agency’s responsibility to recommend improvements in records management practices and programs, under authority of 44 U.S.C. 2904 and 2906. Such disclosure shall be made in accordance with the GSA regulations governing inspection of records for this purpose, and any other relevant (i.e., GSA or Commerce) directive. Such disclosure shall not be used to make determinations about individuals. 8. A record from this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to the public after either publication of the application pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 122(b) or issuance of a patent pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 151. Further, a record may be disclosed, subject to the limitations of 37 CFR 1.14, as a routine use, to the public if the record was filed in an application which became abandoned or in which the proceedings were terminated and which application is referenced by either a published application, an application open to public inspection or an issued patent. 9. A record from this system of records may be disclosed, as a routine use, to a Federal, State, or local law enforcement agency, if the USPTO becomes aware of a violation or potential violation of law or regulation.
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